What is olive drab finish?

What is olive drab finish?

Olive Drab refers to the color of the chromate that is applied to parts during the post plating process. Due to its olive color this finish is commonly used in military applications, however its high level of corrosion protection makes it an excellent choice for any part.

What is olive drab cadmium?

Olive Drab Cadmium (Aluminum) A standard finish in the EV Series of connectors. It is electrically conductive for applications that require EMI/RFI shielding. Olive drab cadmium has excellent resistance to corrosion with a 500 hour salt spray rating. However, the finish is more susceptible to scratches from impact.

What is plating black?

Black Zinc Plating refers to the color of the chromate that is applied during the post plating process. It includes a layer of zinc applied to a parts surface followed by black chromate applied over the zinc. Black Zinc is commonly specified for its dark appearance and protective properties.

Is nickel PTFE conductive?

Since Ni-P-PTFE coating is metal based, its thermal conductivity, mechanical strength, and wear-resistant properties are much better than PTFE coatings, while it has a low surface energy.

What is blue zinc plating?

Get Latest Price. Blue Passivation Process is a single shot concentrated Trivalent Passivation process which provides instantly, an intense blue colour on zinc and zinc alloy platings which achieves excellent corrosion resistance.

Is nickel plating RoHS compliant?

The test report indicates the nickel plating contains 3.4% of lead. We see it as the part is not RoHS compliant because the plating contains more than 0.1% lead.

Where can I get olive drab zinc plating?

Chem Processing Inc. offers Olive drab zinc plating services to Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, the Midwest and beyond. CPI is strategically located by highway routes to Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, St. Louis, and Minneapolis.

What are the plating capabilities of zinc plating?

Olive Drab ZINC PLATING CAPABILITIES: Plating thickness range of 0.0001 to 0.002 in. Acid chloride and alkaline plating chemistries to optimize finish characteristics

Is RoHS compliance required for zinc plating?

For applications where maximum corrosion protection is necessary and RoHS compliance is not required, Chem Processing, Inc. offers zinc plating with an olive drab chromate conversion coating applied after plating.

Why is my Olive Drab chromate different hues?

Olive drab chromate is also a iridescent chromate, that may exhibit different hues. This is considered normal, when dealing with iridescents. Typically military or automotive applications is appropriate for olive drab plating, where exposure to corrosion is a high factor.